Lyonia mariana

piedmont staggerbush


Use this link to get more info about this plant from the USF Institute for Systematic Botany

Plant Specifics

Form: shrub
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: to 7 ft    Width: 3-4 ft
Flower Color: flower color      white
Fruit Color: fruit color      brown,NA
Phenology: deciduous
Noted for: Showy flowers, fall color


Recommended Uses: Can be used as a specimen shrub or in a screen.
Considerations: Slow growing.
Availability: Seed, Friends
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: Acidic


Native Habitats: Edges of flatwoods marshes, cypress-hardwood pond margins, bogs, shrub-tree swamps, hydric and low mesic flatwoods, occasionally in well-drained mixed woodlands and sandhill, creek swamps.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:

Other Comments:

Has larger flowers than most lyonias.